Lessons & Programs

Suzuki Method

The “Mother Tongue” approach


The Toronto School for Strings is very committed to teaching very young children in the Suzuki, or Mother Tongue Approach, as it is known in Japan.

  • We are a proud member of the Suzuki Association of Ontario
  • We have on our faculty, teachers who have specialized training in Suzuki, and working with very young children.
  • We believe that it is the best way to start a very young child.
  • We offer instruction in Violin, Cello, Piano and Guitar.

Theory Classes

Susan Hamblin Dennis

TSSP offers online Theory Classes with Susan Hamblin Dennis.

Susan is a very experienced, motivating, enthusiastic teacher.

Knowledge of theory enhances the student’s understanding of their practical study on their instrument, and gives them the pre-requisite to obtain a certificate for RCM Exams

TSSP Orchestra

Learn, enjoy, and perform great music, with friends!

TSS Orchestra

The mission of the TSSO is to learn, enjoy, and perform great music, with friends.

We rehearse and perform a broad range of music, ranging from Baroque and Classical, to the mainstream repertoire of the 20th Century. Our repertoire includes: Corelli, Bach, Handel, Telemann, Stanley, Borowski, and Holst.


Chamber Music

Chamber groups for any experience and any age.

Chamber Music - Junior group

Chamber Music – Junior group

We are very happy to set up chamber groups that are appropriate for the experience and age of the players.
We have a large library, and a central location for coaching / rehearsing.
We offer opportunities for performing. …→

Private Music Lessons

Personalized lesson plan for each year of instruction

Cello playingWe offer instruction in Violin (traditional and Suzuki Violin), Viola, Cello (traditional and Suzuki), Double Bass, Guitar, Electric Bass, Theory, Ear Training, and Jazz Piano.

Students have a personalized lesson plan for each year of instruction which may include preparation for Music Festivals, Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) Examinations, Solo Recitals, Workshops, Ensembles and Orchestra, Musicianship. …→

Performance Opportunities

Concerts at TSSP

We offer Solo Recitals, informal Salon Concerts, Suzuki Group Concerts, and also performances featuring the Junior Orchestra, Chamber Groups and the TSS Adult String Orchestra. …→

TSSP Music Programs

Violin, Suzuki, Piano, Orchestra, Chamber Music and more.

► All programs are open to non-TSS registered students also



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